Posted by Lauren Doughton on May 27th, 2015
The wall space in the Upper Café Bar at Mareel has been transformed this week with the new exhibition, Eye Can Draw. Bringing together the work of two artists Jackie Smith and Dawson Murray, the exhibition explores the use of eye-tracking technology as a drawing tool for those with limited or no mobility. Both Jackie… Read the rest...
Posted by Lauren Doughton on April 23rd, 2015
Opening at Bonhoga Gallery this Friday is an exhibition taking local marine engineering firm Malakoff Ltd. as its inspiration. The diverse range of work is by the four category winners of last year’s Shetland Open exhibition: Susan Timmins, Ana Arnett, Cheryl Jamieson and Fionn Arnett.
Working with both financial and professional support from Shetland Arts… Read the rest...
Posted by Lauren Doughton on March 10th, 2015
Calling all Shetland’s budding young photographers!
Submissions are open for the 2015 Bairns’ Open at Bonhoga 18 April – 31 May 2015. Entry is open to anyone from P1-S6. Two prizes will be awarded.
The theme is INDUSTRY, and this year we’re making it a photographic exhibition. Now is your chance to get out there… Read the rest...
Posted by Lauren Doughton on March 4th, 2015
Shetland Arts are delighted to announce the launch of two new platforms for local artists, practitioners and performers, Gutters’ Gaet Sessions and The Open Mic Café, to take place in Mareel. The events, designed to provide local people with a chance to develop their performance skills and showcase their artistic abilities, will be free to… Read the rest...
Posted by Lauren Doughton on February 25th, 2015
Chris Rigby, Between Rocks and Hard Places
Paul Boyle, Hullscapes
28 February – 12 April
Public opening: Friday 27 February, 6-7.30pm
After the arresting exhibition of work of Don McCullin, Bonhoga is marking a distinct change in atmosphere with the opening this Friday of two spectacular exhibitions of landscape imagery. Both shows are… Read the rest...
Posted by Lisa Ward on January 6th, 2015
The Northern Lights Ambassadors have revealed two videos as part of their creative project inspired by the work of world-famous photojournalist Don McCullin.
Funded as part of the ARTIST ROOMS On Tour programme with the support of Arts Council England, the Art Fund and Creative Scotland, the Ambassadors’ work is currently exhibited alongside the ARTIST… Read the rest...
Posted by Lisa Ward on November 19th, 2014
Northern Lights Ambassadors – a group of 13-25 year olds from Shetland – have been working since September on a creative project inspired by the work of world-famous photojournalist Don McCullin. Funded as part of the ARTIST ROOMS On Tour programme with the support of Arts Council England, the Art Fund and Creative Scotland, the… Read the rest...
Posted by Lisa Ward on October 28th, 2014
1 Nov – 23 Nov 2104
Public opening: Saturday 1 Nov 2014, 11am – 1pm
WirdCraft event: 13th November 6.30pm
This weekend sees the return of Bonhoga’s Christmas contemporary art and craft exhibition in the main gallery. This year, a pop up exhibition, and earlier and shorter than usual because of the upcoming ARTIST ROOMS… Read the rest...
Posted by Lisa Ward on September 30th, 2014
As part of her ‘Common Thread’ exhibition at Bonhoga Gallery, Jen Deschenes will be spending the weekend of 11 & 12 October working and meeting people in the gallery. The event, in the gallery’s 20th anniversary year, is being run as part of a larger national Craft Scotland event, called Meet Your Maker. Members of… Read the rest...
Posted by Lisa Ward on September 25th, 2014
Multi-award winning wildlife photographer, cameraman, and explorer Doug Allan will host an evening of enthralling personal recollections
from his travels around the world as one of the world’s leading wildlife cameramen at Mareel on Thursday 4 December.
From being dragged under water by a hungry walrus to being poked by a polar bear in his… Read the rest...